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Mexia Theatre
Mexia, TX
The Mexia Theatre sign appears to be from the 1950s or 1960s. The building now houses a church. Does anyone know more about the history of this theatre? For more, see this website. [map]

Yucca Theatre
Midland, TX
The Yucca Theatre was designed by William Hendrick and opened in 1929. This theatre closed in 1974 and was nearly demolished in 1981. The exterior is Gothic while the interior is Assyrian in style. There are statues of golden bulls and winged lions inside. During restoration in the mid-1980s, the interior was converted to cabaret seating with tables and chairs. The theatre is now used as a performance venue. For more, see this website. [map]

Select Theatre
Mineola, TX
The Select Theatre opened in 1920. The exterior was remodeled in 1948. The neon tower had a two-part, revolving base. This theatre is open and features movies and live performances. For more, see these websites: 1 and 2. [map]

Border Theatre
Mission, TX
The Border Theatre was built in 1942. It was restored in 1995 and remains in operation. The building is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The original murals remain inside the theatre. For more, see this website. [map]

Wallace Theatre
Muleshoe, TX
Main Theatre
Nacogdoches, TX
The Wallace Theatre has been closed for many years. Does anyone know when it was built? The roof has been missing for years and the interior is in ruins. For more, see this website. [map]

The Main Theatre was designed by Leon C. Kyburz and opened in 1951. It has been closed for many years and the interior is in bad shape. For more, see this website. [map]

SFA Theatre
Nacogdoches, TX
The SFA Theatre opened in 1950 and closed sometime around 1984. The building is now owned by the Stephen F. Austin State University. Although the marquee is lit at night, the theatre itself is no longer in use. It is used as the university's scene painting shop. The marquee advertises their plays. For more, see these websites: 1 and 2. [map]

Miller's Theatre
Navasota, TX
Brauntex Theatre
New Braunfels, TX
Miller's Theatre opened in the early 1930s and this sign is probably from then. The theatre is still in operation. For more, see these websites: 1, 2 and 3. [map]

The Brauntex Theatre was designed by Jack Corgan and opened in 1942. It was converted to a performing arts center in 1999. For more, see these websites: 1, 2, and 3. [map]

Scott Theatre
Odessa, TX
The Scott Theatre opened in 1959 as a single screen. In the 1970s, it was split into two auditoriums. The theatre closed in the early 1980s and was rented out to a church in the 1990s. It has been vacant for decades now. The sign looks like it originally revolved. For more, see this website. [map]

Ector Theatre
Odessa, TX
The Ector Theatre opened in 1951 as a single screen. It closed in 1985. It was taken over by the City of Odessa and reopened in 2001. The theatre was used for classic movies, theatre productions and concerts. The theatre closed again in 2016. It will be completed renovated while a conference center and hotel are built next door. For more, see these websites: 1 and 2. [map]

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